On July 16, Biz Markie’s death was confirmed by his rep. The rapper had his wife, Tara Davis by his side.
Biz has played a big role in the music industry. Over the years, the rapper managed to make a place for himself in the hearts of many. After the news of his death was confirmed, several people from the industry came forward to pay tribute. At the same time, social media had been filled with reactions to the same.
Everything to know about Biz Markie’s wife
Tara is a model who has done various projects over the years. Tara and Biz got married in a private ceremony on October 18th, 2018 in Maryland. However, the couple kept their relationship away from the media.
Despite this, there were occasions when they would showcase their personal life on social media. Apart from being a model, Tara has also helped her daughter set up a business.
As per Tara’s social media, the mother-daughter duo has a business called Lynn Scents. The website states that the products are “soy candles made with essential oils featuring a variety of high-quality fragrances.”
The website further notes Tara stating: “My creative passion drives me to teach my daughter, Averi about becoming an entrepreneur and the importance of business ownership.”
Do the pair have any children?
The rapper didn’t have any biological children.
Biz had a step-daughter with Tara from a previous relationship. Recently, Tara wished Biz a happy Fathers Day on Instagram. Sharing a collection of videos and photos, she gave an insight into Biz’s dad life.
She wrote: “You can only imagine what kind of Dad Biz is… fun, fun, fun! Happy Father’s Day @officialbizmarkie ..and to all the Loving Fathers out there…keep making memories. They mean so much to us right now…until we can make more. And as always, thank you for your kind messages, phone calls, video messages and prayers. Biz loves them and is still in it to win it.”
Just like their personal life, the pair have always kept their family away from the spotlight.
Rep confirms rapper’s death
Biz’s rep Jenni Izumi had confirmed the news of the rapper’s death. The statement said: “It is with profound sadness that we announce, this evening, with his wife Tara by his side, hip hop pioneer Biz Markie peacefully passed away. We are grateful for the many calls and prayers of support that we have received during this difficult time.”
The statement continued: “Biz created a legacy of artistry that will forever be celebrated by his industry peers and his beloved fans whose lives he was able to touch through music, spanning over 35 years. He leaves behind a wife, many family members and close friends who will miss his vibrant personality, constant jokes and frequent banter. We respectfully request privacy for his family as they mourn their loved one.”